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English definition of “the supernatural”

the supernatural

noun     /ˌsuːpəˈnætʃərəl/
B2 things that cannot be explained by our knowledge of science or natureThe supernatural - general words
supernatural adjective B2 supernatural forces/powers
(Definition of the supernatural noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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